Tag Archives: entertainment

January 31

30-Day Challenge Day Twelve: Funny Business

30-Day Challenge: Two words/phrases that make you laugh ‘Groceries”. Before April 2015, the word ‘groceries’ denoted the plethora of food items that I obtained from my local Safeway or Walmart. But on a cloudy, spring day I was unfortunately exposed to Omarion’s whack single ‘Post To Be’. Aside from taking modern R & B to […]

October 23

‘Just Like Music’ Conclusion: “Testimony”, Summer 2015

Ten years after the events described in my last blog I stand in my kitchen, staring down at the screen of my white iPhone 6 in confusion. My favorite yellow and red¬†kanga¬†wrapped around my waist,I launch my Pandora app as I usually listen to music when I cook and clean. But when the app opened […]

June 12

Can’t Knock Their Hustle: How I Became a Fan of Nollywood & Why I Support It

The subject of diversity in entertainment media continues to be a topic of discussion in the United States. This was a source of frustration for me in my youth, as my desire to see myself positively represented in media in American media was often unfulfilled. Even in media created by African-Americans, racial stereotypes and Colorism […]